There were 8 eggs in the nest today – and another dozen in the refrigerator already…. which naturally leads to only one dish for dinner – QUICHE.
Before I came up with this recipe (a few random tweaks & trials later), I wasn’t a huge fan. Now, (and maybe it has something to do with my wonderful hens and their delicious fresh eggs) I love it – and so does my family!
Here’s the (really easy and delicious) recipe:
2 C – Milk
4 – Eggs (farm fresh, organic, or free-range of course)
3/4 C – Bisquick
1/4 C – Butter (softened) *optional (normally mixed right in – but I leave it out sometimes for a healthier quiche and it tastes just as good- with just a little less decadence)
1 C – grated Parmesan cheese (I’ve used the powdered kind before in a pinch and it was fine – but i suggest real)
1 C – diced meat (I’ve used ham, turkey, smoked salmon (mmmm!) and today’s recipe is diced crab cakes)
1/2 C shredded Cheddar cheese (I like to put this on the top but it can be mixed in also)
1 C – Veggie of choice (you can use broccoli, etc. today’s recipe is diced green onions)
In this order mix:
Eggs, Milk, Bisquick, & Parmesan cheese – taking care to break up any little clumps of Bisquick (like you would with pancakes).
Next, mix in the veggies and the meat – then dump it into your prepared (buttered) 8X8″ baking dish.
Sprinkle with the Cheddar cheese and pop it into the oven (preheated to 375*F) for 50-60 minutes!
If you want – prepare this ahead and slip it in the refrigerator (where mine is currently hanging out) and take out and bake about an hour and 10 minutes (to allow for pre-heating time) before you want to serve! Quiche is done when it is set and the top is golden brown. This recipe has about 9 servings – but allow for seconds… It will be popular!
This Quiche looks and smells WONDERFUL when baked! I’ll post a photo of my baked Quiche later. You can serve this any time of day. It goes great with some steamed broccoli for dinner – and maybe a couple of strawberries! Enjoy!